The End of A Chapter

There were 2 lines in this that struck me HARD. Wow. So impressed.

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The Bayou Farm Adventure chapter is officially closed. I actually signed the sale a few weeks ago. It just took a long time to sink in that it’s not mine any more. And that I won’t likely ever realize all those dreams I had attached so thoroughly to the most beautiful piece of land I will likely ever be able to call all mine. I have faith one day all of this will hurt less. But, alas, that day remains elusive. And while I am grateful for al the ways God showed up for Us in those moments & I am enjoying the twists & turns Life has surprised me with, there is just something so unsettling about being ripped- mid dream- from a Life you are enjoying so very much- and being thrown into a another Life, nothing like the one you worked so hard to create. It does…

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Can I Clean My Beauty Blender in the Microwave?

So there's this trend going around where beauty gurus are putting their makeup sponges in a cup of soapy water and microwaving it for 1 minute to clean it. I'm here to put my beloved beauty blender on the line to prove if this works or not with a science experiment. The first time I … Continue reading Can I Clean My Beauty Blender in the Microwave?

Is AMC Premiere Worth $15?

There are 2 types of basic reward memberships for AMC Theaters; Insider and Premiere. While Insider is free, Premiere costs $15 a year. While that may be an instant turn off to any novice penny-pincher, I’m here to tell you that with this membership, not only are there ample opportunities to make your money back, … Continue reading Is AMC Premiere Worth $15?

Working Where You’re a Consumer

Hey everyone! Today I'm going over working where you buy a lot from. Whether this be a clothing store, fast food place, coffee shop, etc. there are pros and cons based on your spending habits. This is a piece where I'll be talking a lot about my personal experience opposed to hard facts. Everybody's experiences … Continue reading Working Where You’re a Consumer

New Years Resolutions 2019

Hey everyone! 2018 was a pretty rough, self-deprecating year for me. 2019 looks like a beacon of hope to me right now-- an out, a start-over, a refresh button. My goals, at the root, attempt to remedy problems I don't mean to create because of my anxiety and fear. In 2018 I unintentionally let myself … Continue reading New Years Resolutions 2019

PetSmart and Petco Coupon Books Review (Not Sponsored)

This post is going to cover Petco's Welcome to the Family coupon book, Petco's Coupon Calendar, and PetSmart's Puppy Guide. All of these opinions are my own and nothing here is sponsored.   #1 Petco Foundation: Coupon Calendar ($15) I actually got this on sale for about $5 since it was already April, even though … Continue reading PetSmart and Petco Coupon Books Review (Not Sponsored)

Jean’s Puppy Haul- Saving 63% on Purchases + Free Stuff

When shopping for your new puppa friend remember that don't have to get everything at full price. You can buy from a friend, use coupons, see what you have lying around, etc. When shopping for Jean I used Petco's Welcome to the Family coupon book and coupon calendar as well as PetSmart's Puppy Guide. See … Continue reading Jean’s Puppy Haul- Saving 63% on Purchases + Free Stuff

The First Week

Sigh. I love this puppa. Although the fiance and I had a lot of black lash, we're doing great with Jean and she's a happy, healthy little girl. (Who turns 6 weeks tomorrow!) Adam and I looked at those obstacles in the face, and with Jeanie in our hearts, we began our journey of dog … Continue reading The First Week

4 Ways to Make a Little Bit of Money in a Pinch

These tactics aren't going to make you a lot of money in a short amount of time, or really even over a long time, but they're definitely ways to get small direct deposits when you're in a tight situation. Something is always better than nothing in a struggle. These methods are real ones I rarely … Continue reading 4 Ways to Make a Little Bit of Money in a Pinch